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And from there Jesus meets Peter and his brothers and chooses them to be Fisher of men. The Visit was very moving seeing how close Peter's house was to the coast of Galilee and how close the synagogue was to Peter's house. Most interesting may...More
It was amazing to see the historical site - remains of the church and then very nearby to see the historic site of St Peter’s home with a modern church built above it. You can actually see where Peter’s home expanded as he preached the...More
Crowded all the time. Difficult to meditate inside the Church. The church is very modern and suits the current environment. Jesus would have been here and the excavations are well preserved. Difficult to photograph the excavations due to glass coverings.
I've been here a couple of times and the main areas have always been extremely crowded with tourists so I'd recommend going really early in the day or much later to avoid the worst of the coach bus crowds if you are traveling by car....More
The site where it is believed to have been Peter’s house (and where Jesus would have also lodged) can be found today between the sturdy pillars of the ultra-modern Catholic church which hovers over the excavation site.
St. Peter is one of Jesus' apostles who denied Him three times when the people asked him if he knew Jesus. But Jesus forgave him and became His Rock. Visiting Peter's house and church reminded me that God always forgives. He never leaves us especially...More
This is a large compound which is an archeological site. The most prominent building here is a modern church that is built above some ruins which may have been Peter's house. From the church you can look down on the ruins of the house.
Assuming you mean the new church and not the 1st century house of Simon Peter, the architect was Ildo Avetta, a Roman Catholic who died just a few years ago. There's a link for more details, but Trip Advisor doens't like... More
Assuming you mean the new church and not the 1st century house of Simon Peter, the architect was Ildo Avetta, a Roman Catholic who died just a few years ago. There's a link for more details, but Trip Advisor doens't like them, so you'll have to piece it together with periods in the spaces: holyland ccreadbible org / capernaum / TScpinsu html